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The Black God’s Drums
by P. Djèlí Clark

    Publication Date: Aug 21, 2018
    List Price: $11.99
    Format: Paperback, 112 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781250294715
    Imprint: Tordotcom
    Publisher: Macmillan Publishers
    Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

    Paperback Description:

    Rising science fiction and fantasy star P. Djl Clark brings an alternate New Orleans of orisha, airships, and adventure to life in his immersive debut novella The Black God’s Drums.

    Alex Award Winner!

    In an alternate New Orleans caught in the tangle of the American Civil War, the wall-scaling girl named Creeper yearns to escape the streets for the air—in particular, by earning a spot on-board the airship Midnight Robber. Creeper plans to earn Captain Ann-Maries trust with information she discovers about a Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls The Black Gods Drums.

    But Creeper also has a secret herself: Oya, the African orisha of the wind and storms, speaks inside her head, and may have her own ulterior motivations.

    Soon, Creeper, Oya, and the crew of the Midnight Robber are pulled into a perilous mission aimed to stop the Black Gods Drums from being unleashed and wiping out the entirety of New Orleans.

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